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Native Mob Members Found Guilty, Face 20 Years to Life in Prison
Indian country in the Upper Midwest can feel a little safer following a March 19 decision that has federal prosecutors saying they’ve weakened a violent American Indian gang...
Remembering the Miracle Team: Fort Yates Warriors, 1973 North Dakota Class A State Basketball Champions
Forty years ago, the Fort Yates Warriors basketball team achieved one of the most exciting final game victories in North Dakota high school playoff basketball history...
First Day of Spring Brings the Light, but not a Hint of Heat
It’s the first day of spring, when day and night are just about equal in length. The moment occurred at 7:02 a.m. Eastern Time today...
Dangerous Talk From the Capitol: Evidence That More Money Does Improve Indian Health
Idaho’s Rep. Mike Simpson, a Republican, asked a critical question Tuesday. It’s one rarely asked, let alone, answered. The question: Does more government money work?...
First Peoples Worldwide Promotes Indigenous Philosophy in Video 'Enoughness: Restoring Balance to the Economy'
First Peoples Worldwide, a grant-making advocacy organization , just released a new animated video about sustainable economic success titled "Enoughness: Restoring Balance to the E...
Native Yankees Pitcher Joba Chamberlain's Moustache Is in Mid-Season Form
Perhaps the most eye-catching player development this MLB Spring Training has been the growth of a bushy upper-lip warmer on the mug of New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain, W...
Professor Caught on Video Shoving Student, Arrested
A confrontation between University of Oregon adjunct law professor James Olmsted and student activists ended Thursday with Olmsted’s arrest and subsequent removal from the campus, ...
Pow Wow Season Kickoff: It's Time for the Denver March Powwow
This year, the 39th annual, the intertribal Denver March Powwow in Colorado that typically draws members from more than 80 different tribes and a crowd of 50,000-plus and offers ab...
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirit Powwow Brings Everyone Back Into the Circle
Growing up in his primarily Christian Chickasaw tribal community in Oklahoma, Miko Thomas suffered a fear of being rejected for his identity as a Two Spirit, a modern term referrin...
First Annual Lori Piestewa Memorial Gourd Dance Honors Warriors
On Friday, March 22, at the Kroc Corps Salvation Army Community Center in Phoenix, Arizona, the first annual Lori Piestewa Memorial Gourd Dance will be held...
Law Bans Restricting Portion Size in Mississippi, Nation's Fattest State
Montana Democrats Rebuff Native Voting-Rights Lawsuit
The Montana Democratic Party has rejected a March 6, 2013, request from Mark Wandering Medicine, Northern Cheyenne, to endorse the Native side in the voting-rights lawsuit, Wanderi...
Advice From a Vet: Meet Navajo Christine Bigman: Warrior Strong, Her Military Toughness Helps Her Succeed
When she was an Army cook, Christine Bigman personified precision and efficiency...
Former Washington State Governor Booth Gardner Passes On
He was a friend to Indian tribes and served two terms as governor of Washington state; Booth Gardner, a democratic, died at the age of 76 on Friday, March 15 after a long battle wi...
Bad River Band Establishes Legal Defense Fund to Stop Proposed Iron-Ore Mine
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Chairman Mike Wiggins announced a defense fund March 15 for his tribe’s legal fight to stop the permitting of the largest iron-ore, open-pi...
Celebrating Hula, the Language of the Heart, at the 50th Anniversary Merrie Monarch Festival
Traditional hula dancers from across Hawaii and the U.S. mainland are preparing for the largest Hawaiian dance competition in the world...
Lakota Black Belt Is Crowd Sourcing to Fund Arming Sisters, a Self-Defense Initiative Across Turtle Island
Young Lakota woman Patricia (Patti) Stein is a self-described “veterinary nurse, artist, taekwondo junkie, nomad” and strong advocate for her people...
Chaske Spencer: A Native Actor Who Left Addiction Behind
Chaske Spencer is known for his alpha wolf portrayal in The Twilight Saga , but many people aren’t aware that he’s also an activist speaking out against the addictions that almost ...
Pow Wows Are a Fantastic Place to See a Wide Variety of Moccasins
Crafted from the tanned skins of elk, deer, moose or buffalo, and in colder climates often lined with rabbit fur or sheepskin, moccasins, often accompanied by leggings, are the sta...
Gary Farmer: Idle No More, 'Consumerization,' Mining Fallout and Indian Humor
Film star and activist Gary Farmer wore an impish grin from time to time as he conducted an Idle No More (Idle) teach-in, but his core message defied humor: “We’re the cutting edge...
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